Santa Barbara County Park Foundation, Inc.


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The Santa Barbara County Park Foundation is a private non-profit organization to support and enhance our county's heritage of parks and open spaces. This tax-exempt entity is designed to  supplement public funding with the private donations and volunteer efforts of our community.

A tax-exempt organization under Section 501 (c)(3) of US Internal Revenue Service regulations.

Our Parks

Since 1890, Santa Barbara County has offered an enormous variety of beautiful outdoor spaces for public enjoyment. Whether you seek to host a camping cookout, a causal company picnic, or a choreographed wedding atop a panoramic sea cliff, along a cozy stream, in a cool redwood grove, on a sandy beach or lakeside, any scenario is possible in one or more of our county parks.

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Park Foundation.- Volunteer for work on park projects or clean up days.- Join the Board of Directors or the Advisory Committee to help guide the foundation itself.


The Park Foundation is always looking for assistance on one of the many projects we are currently involved in. A list of these projects are available for your inspiration.


Your contributions to the Park Foundation are invaluable to our efforts. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tax ID number available upon request contact: request/Tax ID Number

Your contribution to the Park Foundation will benefit:

  • Park development
  • Art installations
  • Landscape improvements 
  • Community events - Summer Movie Series!
  • Protection of natural habitats and endangered wildlife  
  • Re-forestation efforts
  • Interpretive information about native plants and animals
  • Replacement of deteriorating playground and picnic areas with upgrades that ensure accessibility for the handicapped
  • Educational and recreational opportunities for families.

  • If you would like to join the Santa Barbara County Park Foundation in sustaining and improving our county parks, please visit the Santa Barbara County Park Foundation's website at:


    The Park Foundation depends on your input and support. Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions, suggestions, or contributions.

    Santa Barbara County Park Foundation
    PO Box 91760
    Santa Barbara, CA 93190